Associate Director of Admissions

The Associate Director position assists the Director(s) and manages the development, acceptance, and timely processing of referrals and intake for agency-based services. Identifies and seeks remedies to barriers in the internal referral system so to increase access to services across all agency programs. Ensures completion of intake process as required including face-to-face meetings, review of program services/criteria, and completion of intake paperwork. Oversees onsite support for current/potential clients who may be seeking support from JFS. Maintain communication with program supervisors/directors as to the status of intake, ensures proper documentation/discharge in Electronic Health Record (EHR). Analyze intakes to identify gaps in services, new referral sources, and other patterns related to increasing access to both internal and external programs. Coordinates Agency Payee Program

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Direct and execute day-to-day operational objectives of the business unit (intake/payee process)
  • Assure communication from Director’s level down
  • Directly supervise the activities of personnel staff in the program

Job Specific:

  • Ensures consistent intake practice throughout JFS
  • Coordinates admissions from state/local mental and health care facilities
  • Coordinates/completes and/or assigns assessment as required
  • Supervises Access Center Intake staff to ensure compliance with intake processes
  • Provides outreach to referral sources as requested/required
  • Provides regular/monthly reports to Director of Administrative Service regarding intake operations and specific outcomes

Education - Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field with New Jersey licensure LSW, LAC required; LCSW, LPC preferred

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